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LG Electronics Augments Responsible E-Waste Recycling Campaign

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LG Electronics announced launch of new campaign in India to raise awareness about responsible disposal and recycling of electronic waste. The ‘GreenCycle’ campaign aims to reward customers with incentives for returning their end-of-life electronic items for recycling. LG Electronics will ensure that all the collected products are discarded in an environment-friendly manner. The campaign will […]

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ND Paper Announces Strategic Upgrades at U.S. Mills

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The installation of new headbox and shoe press and upgrades to the forming section are expected to enhance product quality and increase productivity and capacity of R10 machine. The machine will pause operation in late March next year. The R12 machine will be converted to focus on specialty packaging products. In addition, the R15 machine […]

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DTSC is Toxic to California Metal Recycling Efforts

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For instance, California’s largest recycling business, rePlanet, announced it has closed down its remaining 284 recycling centers throughout the state because of rising operating costs, reduced state fees, and the depressed pricing of recyclable materials. All the jobs provided by re-Planet are now gone. However, the state has an opportunity to salvage what remains of […]

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eCycle Solutions Acquires Ontario-based Electronics Refurbisher

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eCycle Solutions- Canada’s largest and most reputable electronic recycling solutions company announced acquisition of Refreshtek, a Markham, Ontario based company that focuses on refurbishing and sale of IT assets. The transaction further strengthens the company’s position as a full-service provider of electronics recycling and reuse. The company press release states that Refreshtek will be branded […]

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Fortress Paper Declares Temporary Downtime at Specialty Cellulose Mill in Thurso

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Fortress Global Enterprises Inc. announced its decision to take downtime at its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill in Thurso, Quebec. The downtime, effective yesterday, will be for an unspecified period. The company has kept open the option to restart the mill operations upon significant improvement in market conditions. The company press release noted that the ongoing […]

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Texas Lumber Manufacturer to Open New Plant in Alabama

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Fort Worth, Texas-headquartered Conner Industries, Inc. Announced its decision to open a new manufacturing plant in Montgomery, Alabama. The proposed plant, to be opened on 1st November, 2019, will offer employment to nearly 100 people over the next year. According to company press release, the manufacturing facility will spread over 87,000 square foot. It will […]

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India’s First E-Waste Clinic to be Set Up in Bhopal

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The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have joined hands to set up the country’s first e-waste clinic here, that would enable segregation, processing and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units. After inspecting the garbage and plastic recovery centres in Bhanpur here, CPCB officials discussed the clinic […]

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What happens to devices at the end of their useful life?

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Unfortunately, the majority of these electronic products end up in landfills and just a tiny percentage comes back as/in new electronic devices. According to a UN study, in 2014 alone, 41.8 million tons of electronic waste (e-waste) was discarded worldwide, with only 10 to 40 percent of disposal done properly. Electronics are full of valuable […]

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An Overview of Metal Recycling, Its Importance, and Recycling

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Metals can be recycled repeatedly without altering their properties. According to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), steel is the most recycled material on the planet. The other highly recycled metals include aluminum, copper, silver, brass, and gold. Why Do We Recycle Metals? Metals are valuable materials that can be recycled again and again […]

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e-Stewards Launches New e-Recycling Certification Standard

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Seattle, Washington-based e-Stewards has announced the launch of new, revised version of the e-recycling certification standard. The new version 4.0 is the result of eight months of hard work by a subcommittee of the Technical Committee under the Basel Action Network (BAN). The draft of the new version of the certification standard will undergo two […]

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